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There is one chemical compound that is manufactured in America in an amount greater than any other coumpound, its useses include automotive, industerial, and agricultural applications; what is its name and how many millions of tons are made each year?
-- mitch hearn (email@example.com), December 08, 2001
Baking soda? couldn't guess how much...
-- Judi (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 08, 2001.
I'm thinking sodium chloride, if you consider mining and purification to be manufacturing. I have no idea how many tons would be processed each year, our guess is 250-300 million tons.
-- (email@example.com), December 08, 2001.
Calcium carbonate, lime. No clue as to how many tons without "cheating".
-- Annie Miller in SE OH (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 08, 2001.
Steel? 10 million tons? Thought I would guess.
-- Dave (email@example.com), December 09, 2001.
Plastic. Can't guess how much.
-- Jo (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 09, 2001.
There are 40,000,000 tons of Hydrogen Sulfate manufactured per year in America, most of which is used in fertilizer. I was late in posting this due to drown phonelines.
-- mitch hearn (email@example.com), December 10, 2001.